Sessional Instructor - Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts (Winter 2017)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Sessional Opening
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Date of Posting: 
March 16, 2016
Department of Philosophy - Faculty of Arts
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2017

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Prince Edward Island invites applications for a Sessional Lecturer for the Winter Session 2017.  We are seeking an instructor to teach the following course in the Department of Philosophy. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Philosophy 205W – Business Ethics (Web/Moodle based course)

Students explore ethical issues specific to business, industry, and professional conduct.  Topics range from corporate responsibilities, product and worker safety, ethnicity sensitivity, sexual harassment, advertisement, insider trades, and environmental stewardship.  Students become familiar with the ethical issues, regarding business, and are equipped with the conceptual tools necessary to respond to moral conflicts sensitively and responsibly.

Application Instructions:

Successful applicants will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy and/or previous experience in teaching business ethics.   Please note that applicants on the UPEI sessional roster for Philosophy will be considered first.  Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., and the names of three references to:

Dr. Malcolm Murray, Chair
Department of Philosophy
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Tel:  (902) 566-0575

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  UPEI is committed to the principle of equity of employment.

Closing date for applications is June 30, 2016

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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